Kell Brook has travelled to Las Vegas in a bid to pull off one of the biggest shocks in British boxing history.
Brook will take on welterweight world champion Terence Crawford in the early hours of Sunday morning in what is likely his first and last chance to become a two-time world champion.
Brook has struggled to find his best form since suffering back-to-back defeats by Gennady Golovkin and Errol Spence – as well as a serious eye injury.
And in Crawford he faces a man widely regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world today.
Here is everything you need to know about tonight's fight…
Fight start time
The fight is likely to start between 4.30am and 5am in the UK; that's between 8.30pm and 9pm in Las Vegas where the fight is taking place. UK fight fans will have to decide between staying up all night or setting an alarm.
The TV broadcast will start from midnight with the undercard.
TV channel information
The fight will be shown on Premier Sports after neither Sky Sports nor BT Sport picked it up. Premier Sports 1 can be found on Sky channel 412 and Virgin Media channel 551 but you will need a subscription.
If you sign up for six months, it will cost £9.99 per month or you can pay £11.99 on a month-by-month basis.
To sign up, visit the website.
Live stream information
The only official live stream is via the Premier Sports website via the Premier Player and a subscription costs either £9.99 or £11.99 a month as explained above.
Once subscribed, you can watch the fight on either your desktop computer, smart TV or mobile device.
To sign up, visit the website.
Joshua Franco vs Andrew Moloney
Joshua Greer Jr vs Edwin Rodriguez
Tyler Howard vs KeAndrae Leatherwood
Raymond Muratalla vs Luis Porozo
Duke Ragan vs Sebastian Gutierrez
Vegas Larfield vs Juan Alberto Flores
Terence Crawford claims he will go down as one of boxing's all-time greats.
Crawford feels he has already secured his legacy as a ring legend ahead of his WBO welterweight title defence against Kell Brook.
Crawford is one of the world’s top ranked pound-for-pound fighters, has conquered three divisions and has a perfect 36-0 record.
"When people look back at my career they will see a kid who started from the ground up, from Nebraska," he said.
"They will see someone who became the first world champion of his whole state, who went on to become undisputed, the No 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world, who never ducked or turned down any opponent.
"That’s what my legacy will be remembered as, one of the greats. One of the best switch hitters of all time."
Crawford, 33, is hotly fancied to beat Brook when they clash in The Bubble at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and feels the former IBF welterweight champ may be damaged.
Brook fractured eye sockets in his shattering losses to Gennady Golovkin and Errol Spence Junior and Crawford believes those injuries and struggling to make weight have taken their toll.
"Given he went up and fought Triple G at 160lbs, having those two significant eye injuries delayed him moving up from welterweight given he was already outgrowing the welterweight division," said the American.
"Beating Shawn Porter and then fighting Triple G and then Errol Spence is tough on your body.
"Some people will give him credit for who he’s fought and some won’t. I don’t worry about those type of things, I just worry about securing the victory.
"I just want to keep proving I’m the best, that’s what motivate me."
Source: Read Full Article